Lim Yew Kuan's early paintings offer a rare glimpse into an archive of his unpublished earlier works, unfolding aspects of his training, practice and travels around Southeast Asia and the world. They open up to viewers Lim's personal development, change and culmination of experience as an artist, traced across 60 years of artistic practice. Of the works created during the art residency in Paris, Lim offers a fresh perspective for how his painting and vision have matured thus far. At 87 years, Lim Yew Kuan remains inspired, interested and involved. He is a consummate artist. His desire to keep developing his practice is telling of his perseverance as an exemplar, a key icon who continues to contribute to and expand the national canon.
Seasons - Lim Yew Kuan
AuthorsTan, Bridget Tracy
PublisherNanyang Academy of Fine Arts